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  1. When running a deployment (especially for the automated DevOps part, but even for creating a deploy script) you should have the option to enter/update a new Extended Property value called like “RedGate Version #” with whatever the version number you get from the source control for that object. Ideally it would be nice to also update that in the database level Extended Property as well, but at least on whatever object you are making a change to with that deployment. That way you can self-document what the latest version control number was for that particular object (or the DB as…

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  2. 1) SQL Compare has handy database snapshot ability to a folder. It would be great if rather than creating 1 database snapshot at a time you could tick each of the databases you'd like a snapshot created for.

    2) Would be cool if like SQL Multiscript tool, you can speficity multiple servers and databases and have the snapshots named and/or placed in folders with server and database names.

    3 votes
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  4. SQL Compare 14.2.4.15334
    I have checked "Ignore permissions" and "Ignore users' permissions and role memberships", but deployment script is creating grants for existing permissions on tables being recreated (replacement table created & populated, old table dropped, & replacement table renamed). Expectation is that it obeys the ignore options.

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  5. There should be a way to Export HTML via "Generate Comparison Results Report" using Command Shell.
    When we have a ".scp" file which contains the Information about the Databases to be compared, which is saved as a project.scp.
    In this case, if we have a ".scp" file, then is there any command to export the html.?

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  6. I am trying to do a schema compare and deploy but the source database has 99k objects. Is it possible to chunk the deploy feature?

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  7. At the moment, extended properties that are varchar or nvarchar are scripted out by SQL Compare as literals ('value' or N'value'). Unfortunately every other data type is scripted out over three lines (plus a GO), declaring an @xp variable of the appropriate data type, SELECTing (not SETting) its value, and finally adding the property.

    With heavy use of extended properties, or even mild use of non-(n)varchar properties, change scripts (and object scripts in SQL Source Control) can become huge pretty quickly. This causes various issues, not least of which is readability during peer review/PR approval.

    I'd like to see this…

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  8. (1) the ability to compare 'similar/same' objects that are name differently
    (2) the ability to compare objects in the same database that are named differently
    (3) the ability to merge specific changes that are found, in both directions

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  9. File->Create scripts folder should script index fill factor. When the created folder is compared against a DB I can optionally include/exclude the fill factor as I need

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  10. It would be nice to have clean powershell cmdlets (like SCA) for SQL Compare rather than having to use the old-school command line and arguments.

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  11. Currently using version 14.1.7.14336. clicking on Help, Check for updates. I get you are running the latest version. But there has been 3 updates released since. The current update is 14.1.10.14805 released 01/27/20.
    Trying to see why this happening. How long does it take for the software to see these updates.

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  12. SQL Compare
    Sometimes I want to exclude specific items from deployment script when doing a comparison. For example, when comparing a table, exclude a specific trigger on that table.

    This is a SSDT feature that is missing in SQL Compare.

    I know custom filters can be used to achieve this, but this it is cumbersome for "ad hoc" choices, and I could not achieve the results wanted for the example below.

    Using a trigger associated as with a table as an example:
    Assume there is a schema change with a specific table that includes a trigger. Assume that the trigger…

    5 votes
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  13. In SQL compare, if you open the pop-out widow to view differences in a separate window, the normal window controls like maximize and minimize are not available. you cannot double-click the title bar (or Alt+enter or F11 or anything) to maximize it.

    Request adding missing window management to the differences window

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  14. My company is using SQLCompare 14 and always create roll forward and roll back sql with 2 calls by reversing the input arguments., We output the database into file system and compare both directories. It took 15 sec for the "Registering data sources" because we have a big Database. We have 10 or more database so that adds up the time to several minutes to build a patch every time we check-in .
    Can we add a switch to create both forward.sql and rollback.sql at one time instead of call this 2 times? This can cut our build time in…

    8 votes
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  15. When using script as a comparison source allow the ability to exclude one or more of the subfolders.

    4 votes
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  16. We use both SQL Compare and SQL Source Control to track schema changes. When you update scripts using SQL Compare, it sets the ProjectGuid property in the RedGateDatabaseInfo.xml file. When you check in changes using SQL Source Control, it removes the ProjectGuid from the file. This creates extra work because source control indicates there are differences or conflicts when this is the only change. It would be helpful if the two tools functioned the same.

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  17. I've worked over many years with multiple teams and I observe the same phenomenon. The proliferation of OLD, _BAK, _20191123, _ETC objects as developers try out new things for all sorts database artifacts; Tables, Views, Sprocs, etc. I would find it immensely helpful to compare two such artifacts, TABLE and TABLEOLD (for example) to see what has been changed.

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  18. In the results grid, give the ability to filter the results instead of having to sort, great example is the schema column, let us filter by schema instead of having to sort and then scroll to find the schema we want to look at.

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  19. I would be ideal if there was the ability to compare just a single Schema in databases. Example, exclude all dbo object and just include all objects in the XX schema. This would speed up the compare, as we would only be comparing objects in the XX schema and ignoring the 10K objects in the dbo schema.

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  20. With a deadline looming I needed to do a comparison, but I could not see the 'to and from' database machine name until I installed the update. It was hidden underneath the ribbon.

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